'Winter Snow Fun' Holiday Parade

Local businesses, organizations, musicians and bands are invited to enter a decorated float, vehicle or marching unit in the fourth annual "Winter Snow Fun" Holiday Parade, scheduled for Thursday, December 4. Read More...

'Winter Snow Fun' Holiday Parade

TubaChristmas

Enjoy the tradition of TubaChristmas as thirty tuba and euphonium musicians grace Downtown Marquette on Sunday, December 7. Read More...

TubaChristmas

Late Fall Farmers Market

The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market season will continue through December 20, featuring late season and storage produce, meat, eggs, maple syrup, baked goods and many gift quality artisan items. Read More...

Late Fall Farmers Market

“The Best Shopping Experience for 2014″

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is pleased to announce that Downtown Marquette has been named “The Best Shopping Experience for 2014″ in Lake Superior Magazine’s Best of the Lake Awards. Read More...

“The Best Shopping Experience for 2014″

Holidays Light Up Downtown

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The Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade and 39th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, December 4. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. on Fair Avenue and will venture down
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Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is: Small Business Saturday

November 29, 2014 will mark the 4th annual Small Business Saturday – a chance for holiday shoppers to focus their buying power on locally owned businesses. Downtown Marquette will be
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‘Winter Snow Fun’ Holiday Parade Call for Entries

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is extending an invitation to all local businesses, organizations, musicians and bands to enter a decorated float, vehicle or marching unit in the fourth annual
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Ladies Night in Marquette’s Downtown District

The 18th annual Ladies Night will be held on Thursday, November 13, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Those attending the event can enjoy a night of shopping, delicacies, entertainment
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Upcoming Events
Nov
26
Wed
Marquette Yacht Club Early Series Ensign Class Sailboat Races @ Marquette Yacht Club
Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm
Nov
29
Sat
Downtown Marquette Farmers Market @ Marquette Commons
Nov 29 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

FarmersMarket_logoLocal farmers and growers offer a wide variety of fresh produce, herbs, eggs, meat, baked goods, plants, and fresh-cut flowers. Community artisans showcase their work, including hand-made jewelry, stained glass, wreaths, children’s toys, yarns, soaps, wood art, furniture, health and beauty products, clothing, paintings and more. The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market accepts cash, credit, debit, SNAP, Project Fresh, Market Fresh and Double Up Food Bucks. Live music and special educational sessions will take place throughout the season.

Dec
3
Wed
Marquette Yacht Club Early Series Ensign Class Sailboat Races @ Marquette Yacht Club
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm

Places to Stay

When you finally lay your head down for the night, you'll slumber in total comfort and style. From historic hotels and comfortable Inn’s Marquette knows how to make you feel at home.

Food & Drink

Indulge in authentic flavors that'll make your mouth water and send your taste buds soaring. Marquette is known for its food and locally brewed ales that you can't get anywhere else.

Entertainment

Whether you're looking for live music or a family day at the park, there's always a way to have fun in Marquette. Enjoy a bike ride along Lake Superior, discover hands-on kids' museums, or see what's playing at the local theater. With so much to see and do, you might just have to stay a little longer.

Adventure

Year-round outdoor activities are sure to satisfy everyone - from leisure lovers to sports enthusiasts, and everyone in between. Explore our historic streets and shorelines. There is always a way to enjoy the four seasons in Marquette.

Shopping

Browse boutiques for clothes, shoes, handbags and more. Peruse chic home furnishing stores and antique shops. Or pick up some unforgettable souvenirs at one of the many gift shops in Downtown Marquette for friends and family

History & Culture

From museums and historic tours to art galleries and theater performances, you can fill your days with plenty of one-of-a-kind experiences for all ages. Walk through our streets and see what inspires you, or head straight for the places on your personal must-see list.

Downtown Marquette is Lake Superior's gateway to the rustic splendor of Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. Historic brownstone buildings, trees, benches and street lamps line Washington and Front Streets providing a picturesque setting anytime of year.

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